Dooley - Prison Suicide in England and Wales

A quick revision quiz to jog your memory on the Dooley study (Forensics -> After A Guilty Verdict -> Imprisonment)

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1. 442 unnatural deaths were recorded, but how many of these deaths were given the verdict of Consciously Self-Inflicted Injury (CSI)

  • 65
  • 49
  • 52
  • 32
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2. What percent had a history of alcohol abuse? And what percent had a history of drug abuse?

  • 21% alcohol abuse | 65% drug abuse
  • 48% alcohol abuse | 34% drug abuse
  • 27% alcohol abuse | 23% drug abuse
  • 81% alcohol abuse | 54% drug abuse

3. How many suicides occurred between the hours of midnight and 8am?

  • 50%
  • 100%
  • 75%
  • 25%

4. What was the aim of the Dooley study?

  • To investigate unnatural deaths by suicide occurring in prisons across England and Wales between 1970 and 1985
  • To investigate unnatural deaths by suicide occurring in prisons across England and Wales between 1972 and 1987
  • To investigate unnatural deaths by suicide occurring in prisons across Scotland and Wales between 1972 and 1987
  • To investigate unnatural deaths by suicide occurring in prisons across Scotland and Wales between 1970 and 1985

5. How many of the suicides were studied, and in this number how many individuals were male and how many female?

  • 242 Suicides | 213 Male | 29 Female
  • 295 Suicides | 267 Male | 28 Female
  • 295 Suicides | 290 Male | 5 Female
  • 242 Suicides | 240 Male | 2 Female

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